Tauranga Sea Wall – Rock Revetment




Fulton Hogan


James Dickinson

Technical Sales

Dive Crescent in Tauranga was under attack from high flow rates from tidal flow in that area. The project had a short timeframe and needed fast, reliable supply to the site to meet the challenging deadline. Cirtex and Fulton Hogan have a long-standing relationship working with tight construction deadlines.

The Engineers decided a rock revetment stretching approximately 250m as the best solution. A combination of DuraForce™ heavy-weight C-series geotextile and large rock rip-rap armouring was used. The geotextile provides separation, preventing scouring and further erosion behind the armouring. The wall adds to the pleasing aesthetic that compliments the natural surroundings.


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Products used in this project

DuraForce™ C Series Nonwoven Geotextile

DuraForce C range of geotextiles are manufactured using today's most advanced technology and are specially designed for the harsh conditions found in coastal and shoreline areas.

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